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APR
18

Wrexham Carnival of Words

Reading and rhymes festival in North Wales, including SilverWood's David Ebsworth, Helen Hollick and Richard Denning.

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APR
25

Heads and Tales Book Launch, Clevedon

11:00
Join Maggie George for the launch of her new book Heads and Tales, at Books on the Hill, Hill road, Clevedon.

APR
30

Secrets of the Pomegranate Launch, Bristol

19:00
Join Barbara Lamplugh for the launch of her new novel, Secrets of the Pomegranate, at the Grant Bradley Gallery, Bedminster Parade, Bristol.

MAY
1

Heads and Tales Book Launch, Bristol

18:00
Join Maggie George for the launch of her new book Heads and Tales, at Foyles bookshop in Cabot Circus, Bristol.

MAY
9

Secrets of the Pomegranate Launch, Much Wenlock

12:00
Join Barbara Lamplugh for the launch of her new novel, Secrets of the Pomegranate, at Wenlock Books, High St, Much Wenlock.

MAY
10

The Bristol Suffragettes

10:30 - 12:30

Lucienne Boyce will be leading a walk about the Bristol Suffragettes on Sunday 10 May as part of the Bristol Walking Festival 2015. BWF takes place between 1 - 31 May 2015.

The walk starts from the Students' Union on Queen's Road at 10.30am and takes about one and a half - two hours.

Cost is £5 per person

For further information please click here

MAY
11

Secrets of the Pomegranate Talk, Telford

18:30
Join Barbara Lamplugh for a talk about her new novel, Secrets of the Pomegranate, at Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford Town Centre.

MAY
13

Writing Alternatively

18:00

Alternative history thriller writer Alison Morton and steampunk author Liesel Schwarz will discuss world building, their 'ideas factories’, female agency, and how to connect readers with those other realities.

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol

http://alison-morton.com/events/

MAY
14

ALLi Meeting at Foyles

18:00 - 19:30
The next meeting of the ALLi Bristol and South West group will have a special guest: Joanna Penn - hot from Crimefest Bristol.


Find out more about ALLi membership through our affiliate link.

Foyles Bookshop, Cabot Circus, Bristol.

MAY
14

Writing Alternatively

19:00

Alternative history thriller writer Alison Morton and steampunk author Liesel Schwarz talk about world building, inspiration and connecting readers with strange environments.

Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye

Ticket £3 redeemable on the night against book purchase

http://alison-morton.com/events/

MAY
20

Bloody Bones: A Dan Foster Mystery Book Launch

18:00 - 19:30

Join Lucienne Boyce for the launch of her historical thriller, based in Bristol.

Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol

Email bristolevents@foyles.co.uk for more information.

JUN
12

Gedling Book Festival

11:45 - 12:30

David Ebsworth will be giving a talk on 'The Battle of Waterloo - 200 Years of Historical Fiction and the Tales that Time Forgot'

Arnot Hill Park, Notts, NG5 6LU

Click here for more information.

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The Second Child by Jon Stenhugg

A thrilling debut crime novel.

Bloodie Bones by Lucienne Boyce

A Dan Foster Mystery – 'Fingersmith' meets 'Ripper Street' – first in the series.

Hey God! by Peter St John

An ordinary man, on his day off, plans happily to mow the lawn but, much to his surprise, finds himself instead engaged in a conversation with God.

Heal Your Birth, Heal Your Life by Sharon King

Tools for rebirthing.

Miss Cavell Was Shot by Monica Kendall

The Diaries of Amy Hodson 1914–1920

The A to Z of Normal by Helen Barbour

A poignant and humorous story of love, family, secrets…and military precision.

Chalk for Cheese by Ossie Hopkins

This story is about two individuals trying to find themselves (and unwittingly one another) in a changing world.

George Savino by edited by Anna Raimondi Radaelli

A collection of George Savino's known work in tribute to his talent as well as his dream come true.

AURELIA by Alison Morton

Book 4 of the Roma Nova series, the alternate history thrillers by Alison Morton.

The Bloomsbury Manuscript by Tim Davidson

A tale of lives linked by love and opera.

Children of the Chieftain: Betrayed by Michael E. Wills

A Viking adventure for young people.

Backgammon for Losers by Simon Hill

Illustrated guide to backgammon.

Fluence by Stephen Oram

A dystopian story of aspiration and desperation, and of power seen and unseen.

The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst by Melanie J Firth

The discovery of a special gold locket unlocks further secrets of the Steeple faeries.

My Friend Ruby by Anna Sharpe

An exploration of the friendship between an exceptional dog and her owner.

Saviour of the Free World by Mike Low

The story of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aero-engine, which powered all the leading aircraft used by the Allies during World War II.

The Inside Story by Linda Booth

A guide to why your colon holds the key to your total wellbeing, and what you should do about it!

Ham and Marmalade Sandwiches by Olivia Parker

Adventures in anxiety.

His Own Executioner by Derek Collett

First-ever biography of the British novelist and scriptwriter Nigel Balchin (1908-1970).

Food Waste Philosophy by Shane Jordan

A vegetarian chef with an original cooking style and unusual recipes.

Saving One More by Janetta Harvey

This book explores the dark world of commercial dog breeding around the world.

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